A master baker has been arrested in Alicante for creating and selling hash brownies for Barcelona FC fans. The master turronero would use marijuana, magic mushrooms and other such drugs to create sweet biscuits in the shape of the football clubs logo, before selling them via his network of friends and contacts. He was part of a larger gang of nine individuals who were running a drug lab in Alicante, selling such items as well Continue reading Barça Hash Brownies and Magic Mushrooms cause a fuss
Two very contrasting stories about Almería house sales appear today in the British vs Spanish press. The Telegraph runs a piece on “End to Mediterranean dream for 90,000 Britons who left Spain last year – British expatriates are deserting Spain in droves, according to new figures from Spain’s national statistics institute “, together with some interesting interviews from ex-expats from Arboleas, and a bit from Maura Hillen of AUAN. It’s prompted by the news that Continue reading Are Brits fleeing Spain or flooding in? Depends who you ask!
A huge blaze in forests around Valencia have forced hundreds of people to flee their homes overnight. Seven care homes for the elderly in Torrent were evacuated by emergency services overnight as they were unable to guarantee their safety ahead of the blaze, along with dozens of individual homes in the area. An entire urbanisation, “Santa Domingo” in nearby Chiva was emptied overnight by police. Two people were rescued by firefighters after being overcome by Continue reading Hundreds flee homes ahead of Valencia forest fire